The government is set today to auction offshore drilling leases in the western Gulf of Mexico — the first such sale since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Early details suggest there is plenty of pent-up industry demand for the offshore tracts that are up for grabs. More »
Cameron International Corp. (CAM) told a federal appeals court its right to a jury trial would be infringed under a plan to have a judge determine which companies should be blamed for the 2010 BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. More »
The House on Tuesday passed legislation that sets up a showdown with the Obama administration over the Keystone XL oil pipeline by tying a plan to speed up the project’s approval to a tax- cut extension the president favors. More »
The House on Tuesday passed legislation that would tether the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline to a payroll tax cut, without the support of some congressional Democrats who back both plans. More »
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